The second annual Flourish Africa Grant Award Ceremony took place on July 22nd 2023, celebrating its second batch of 501 trainees in the Flourish Africa Business and Life Skills Training Program, 100 of which received seed grants of up to N2 million each for their businesses.
Flourish Africa, a leading organisation dedicated to empowering women, partnered with Bumpa, a prominent business growth platform for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs), to make the event a resounding success.
Speaking on the partnership, Kelvin Umechukwu, CEO of Bumpa said, “The Flourish Africa Grant Award Ceremony is a testament to the power of collaboration and the potential of women entrepreneurs. We are excited to partner with Flourish Africa to empower women by offering them access to invaluable resources, mentorship, and opportunities for growth.”
Serah Kassim, Growth and Partnerships Manager, Bumpa described the partnership as a a momentous milestone in the journey of both organisations, united in a common purpose to empower women entrepreneurs across Nigeria.
“Flourish Africa’s dedication to women’s growth aligns seamlessly with Bumpa’s mission to revolutionise digital commerce for businesses, supporting small business owners to launch, manage, and grow thriving online businesses. Together, we strive to create an inclusive and supportive ecosystem for female entrepreneurs, enabling them to thrive and succeed,” she said.
As a testament to their shared vision, Bumpa awarded certificates to 20 deserving business owners during the ceremony. Each certificate granted the recipient a one-year Bumpa Pro Plan, providing valuable resources and tools to enhance their business growth and success.
Furthermore, Bumpa is thrilled to announce its ongoing partnership with Flourish Africa. In addition to the grants awarded, Bumpa is committed to supporting the Flourish Africa community. They will provide exclusive access to classes, materials, and a wealth of resources aimed at empowering women entrepreneurs.
Through this collaboration, Flourish Africa and Bumpa strive to create an ecosystem where women can thrive, learn, and succeed.
This partnership brings immense benefits to women entrepreneurs. By combining Flourish Africa’s advocacy for gender equality and Bumpa’s expertise in business growth, women will have access to the tools, knowledge, and support necessary to unlock their full potential.
The collaboration aims to bridge the gap in resources and opportunities, empowering women to achieve their entrepreneurial dreams.
Flourish Africa and Bumpa remain steadfast in their dedication to empowering women and fostering an environment where their voices are heard. Together, they are committed to creating lasting change and enabling women entrepreneurs to flourish in all aspects of their lives.